This Week in Security News: Holiday Cybercriminals & Cryptomining Malware

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:21:25 +0000

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn the common threats and the best practices for defending against cybercriminals during November’s online shopping season. Also, see the different cryptomining malware affecting Linux systems and…

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What’s new in Windows Defender ATP

Credit to Author: Windows Defender ATP| Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 17:23:57 +0000

Across Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (Windows Defender ATP) engineering and research teams, innovation drives our mission to protect devices in the modern workplace. Our goal is to equip security teams with the tools and insights to protect, detect, investigate, and automatically respond to attacks. We continue to be inspired by feedback from customers and

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CISO series: Lessons learned—4 priorities to achieve the largest security improvements

Credit to Author: toddvanderark| Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:00:10 +0000

In this blog, Jonathan Trull shares methods he uses to prioritize where and how he spends his resources to achieve the largest security improvements.

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Cyber Workforce DevOps: A Way to Close the Cyber Skills Gap

Credit to Author: Ed Cabrera (Chief Cybersecurity Officer)| Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 19:15:49 +0000

I personally had a great week last week. Trend Micro was very fortunate to participate in and sponsor National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) 2018 Conference and Expo and the IBM Cyber Day 4 Girls at Florida International University (FIU). I truly tip my hat to FIU, they…

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Attack uses malicious InPage document and outdated VLC media player to give attackers backdoor access to targets

Credit to Author: Windows Defender ATP| Date: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 18:08:13 +0000

Our analysis of a targeted attack that used a language-specific word processor shows why its important to understand and protect against small-scale and localized attacks as well as broad-scale malware campaigns. The attack exploited a vulnerability in InPage, a word processor software for specific languages like Urdu, Persian, Pashto, and Arabic. More than 75% of

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CISO series: Build in security from the ground up with Azure enterprise

Credit to Author: toddvanderark| Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2018 19:00:03 +0000

Shawn Anderson, a former CISO, now meets with CISOs every other week to answer their questions on moving to the cloud and where to start. Today, Shawn shows you how you can use the Azure enterprise scaffold to migrate to the cloudeven in a hybrid-cloud environment.

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How to share content easily and securely

Credit to Author: toddvanderark| Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 16:00:34 +0000

This is a blog series that responds to common questions we receive from customers about deployment of Microsoft 365 security solutions. In this series, youll find context, answers, and guidance for deployment and driving adoption within your organization. In this blog, we explain how Microsoft 365 security solutions enable your users to easily and securely share files.

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Windows Defender Antivirus can now run in a sandbox

Credit to Author: Windows Defender Research| Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 17:10:18 +0000

Windows Defender Antivirus has hit a new milestone: the built-in antivirus capabilities on Windows can now run within a sandbox. With this new development, Windows Defender Antivirus becomes the first complete antivirus solution to have this capability and continues to lead the industry in raising the bar for security. Putting Windows Defender Antivirus in a

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This Week in Security News: Toll Fraud & Small Business Struggles

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 14:00:27 +0000

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn why telecommunications fraud has turned into a multi-billion euro criminal industry. Also, understand what cybersecurity struggles small businesses still face after the NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act…

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